Global Health

Section Quiz

What is social epidemiology?

  1. The study of why some diseases are stigmatized and others are not
  2. The study of why diseases spread
  3. The study of the mental health of a society
  4. The study of the causes and distribution of diseases

Hint:

D

Core nations are also known as __________________

  1. high-income nations
  2. newly industrialized nations
  3. low-income nations
  4. developing nations

Hint:

A

Many deaths in high-income nations are linked to __________________

  1. lung cancer
  2. obesity
  3. mental illness
  4. lack of clean water

Hint:

B

According to the World Health Organization, what was the most frequent cause of death for children under five in low-income countries?

  1. Starvation
  2. Thirst
  3. Pneumonia and diarrheal diseases
  4. All of the above

Hint:

C